Potentials of the Cuban biopharmaceutical industry

Alfredo Nieves Portuondo

Unique medicines of its kind in the world such as Heberprot-P, the CIMAvax-EGF vaccine, as well as the creation of therapies for the treatment of diseases of the central nervous system, cancer, hepatitis B or meningoencephalitis have turned Cuba into a world power in biotechnology.

In this opportunity, we present the Cuban company BioCubaFarma responsible for developing joint projects in the field of biotechnology and the production of medicines against cancer and other diseases.

Statement by The Revolutionary Government. It is imperative to halt the imperialist military adventure against Venezuela

The Revolutionary Government of the Republic of Cuba condemns the escalation of pressures and actions of the US government in preparation for a military adventure under the guise of a “humanitarian intervention” in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and calls on the international community to mobilize in order to prevent its consummation.

Cuban artist Cimafunk invited to inaugurate important Trinidadian cultural event.

Port of Spain, February 13th – The recognized Trinidadian musician, Machel Montano, one of the most popular music starts of this Caribbean country, announced this morning the participation of “CIMAFUNK” in the well-known event “Machel Monday”, which every year initiates the Trinidadian carnival festivities.

Cuba and Trinidad and Tobago have developed a dynamic cultural exchange in the past years and this event is expected to further boost the collaboration of Caribbean artists.

Newly inaugurated Spanish version of the Azerbaijan agency AZERTAC opens its doors to Cuba

Alfredo Nieves Portuondo

The Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba in the Republic of Azerbaijan, Alfredo Nieves Portuondo, toured the facilities of the AZERTAC news agency and his new  language dedicated to information in Spanish.

During the visit the Cuban diplomat was received by the President of the agency, Aslan Aslanov, whom he praised for the creation of the team and appreciated the importance of spreading the Azerbaijani reality in different languages.

Both parties, analyzed future collaborations and considered very valuable the exchange of information about what happens in our nations.

Cuban Embassy in Riyadh celebrates the 60th Anniversary of the Cuban Revolution

His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region, and Cuban Ambassador Orlando Requeijo Gual

The Cuban Embassy in Riyadh hosted on February 10th evening a reception party at the Cultural Palace of the Saudi capital, to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution.

The gathering was attended from the Saudi side by His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region, accompanied by the Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs for Protocol, His Excellency Ambassador Azzam bin Abdulkarim Al-Qain.

Welcome to FITCuba 2019

Alfredo Nieves Portuondo

The International Tourism Fair of Cuba, FITCuba 2019, on its 39th edition is the most important event in the Cuban Tourism Industry.

On this occasion the fair will be held at the Fortress of San Carlos de la Cabaña – construction of the eighteenth century, part of the Historic Center of Old Havana, declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 1982 by UNESCO.

Attendees will get the chance to enjoy a variety of celebrations for Havana 500th anniversary, from May 6 to 11, 2019. In addition professionals will benefit from commercial and promotional exchange as well.


Alfredo Nieves Portuondo

Mariel Special Development Zone is the first of its type in Cuba and enjoys a privileged geographic location, in the center of the Caribbean Sea, at the crossroads of the main maritime commercial traffic routes in the Western Hemisphere.

The Office of Mariel Special Development Zone is the entity attached to the Council of Ministers, in charge of managing the Zone, controlling its activities, elaborating and conducting its Development and Business Program.

Cuban Ambassador conveys congratulations for the Lunar New Year to the people of Mongolia.

Ulaanbaatar. February 7, 2019. In the Government Palace, the President of Mongolia Hon. Mr. Kh. Battulga welcomed the Diplomatic Corps accredited to Ulaanbaatar to congratulate the heads of diplomatic missions on the arrival of the New Lunar Year. In this ceremony the Cuban Ambassador Raúl Delgado Concepción, had the opportunity to exchange with President Battulga and convey on behalf of the Cuban government and people warm congratulations and wishes of prosperity for the Mongolian people this new year that begins, according to the lunar calendar.


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